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South American spongeplant - basic and applied studies

Photo 1. Spongeplant growing on the water surface. Photo by J.M. DiTomaso.

The Madsen lab is working on South American spongeplant (Limnobium laevigatum), a relatively new invader in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Photo 1). Spongeplant is a floating aquatic weed that somewhat resembles waterhyacinth and can be found...

Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 2:55 PM
Tags: aquatic (43), aquatic weeds (52)

Curlyleaf pondweed phenology project

John Miskella (left) and Rui Adachi sampling for curlyleaf pondweed in Putah Creek. Photo: Sara Ohadi.

During summer 2019 the Madsen lab is sampling curlyleaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) at multiple locations to determine the effects of water temperature, air temperature, and water turbidity on plant growth and reproduction. We collect plants each...

John Miskella (left) and Rui Adachi sampling for curlyleaf pondweed in Putah Creek. Photo: Sara Ohadi.
John Miskella (left) and Rui Adachi sampling for curlyleaf pondweed in Putah Creek. Photo: Sara Ohadi.

John Miskella (left) and Rui Adachi sampling for curlyleaf pondweed in Putah Creek. Photo: Sara Ohadi.

Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 2:18 PM
Tags: aquatic (43), aquatic weeds (52)

The science of DRAAWP on display

Logo of the Aquatic Plant Management Society

The Delta Region Areawide Aquatic Weed Program has been focusing science and the application of science onto the management of invasive aquatic weeds such as water hyacinth, Brazilian egeria, and water primrose in the Delta. As part of the conclusion of...

Logo of the Aquatic Plant Management Society
Logo of the Aquatic Plant Management Society

Logo of the Aquatic Plant Management Society

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 1:11 PM
Tags: aquatic (43), aquatic weeds (52)

Delta Conservancy seeking partners for Arundo control and habitat restoration in the Delta

Figure 7. Habitat restoration work in progress at the Emigh R. Livestock / Ulatis Creek Arundo control and habitat enhancement project site. SRCD staff are broadcast-seeding the restoration site with native forbs and grasses using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

Arundo donax is devastating to riparian habitat and becoming increasingly widespread in the Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta. To counter this growing problem, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy (Delta Conservancy) envisions a delta-wide,...

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Hydrilla eradicated in Shasta County

Occasional good news on the weed front... "SACRAMENTO — The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), working in cooperation with the Shasta County Agricultural Commissioner's office, has eradicated two hydrilla infestations within the...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 10:18 AM
Tags: aquatic (43), Aquatic Plants (25), aquatic weeds (52)

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